Grammatical Disorders in Aphasia: A Neuro-Linguistic Perspective

Grammatical Disorders in Aphasia: A Neuro-Linguistic Perspective

By: Roelien Bastiaanse (author), Yosef Grodzinsky (author)Paperback

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Covering results of research in this field, this work begins with an introduction to the central concepts of current linguistic theory. Further chapters cover the neurolinguistic perspective. Part One examines language perception and speech production; Part Two focuses on expressive language, and deals with the complex issue of verb production in spontaneous speech and in structured tasks.

Contents

An introduction to syntax, Lewis P. Shapiro; the processing of long distance dependencies in normal listeners - evidence for form-driven activation, Lewis P. Shapiro; neuroanatomical organization of sentential processing operations - evidence from aphasia on the (modular) processing of discontinuous dependencies, David Swinney et al; semantic composition - processing parameters and neuroanatomical considerations, Edgar B. Zurif and Maria M. Pinango; syntactic displacement in Broca's agrammatic aphasia, Maria M. Pinango; levels of linguistic representation in Broca's aphasia - implicitness and referentiality of arguments, Jennifer E. Ballogh and Yosef Grodinsky; verb finding problems in Broca's aphasia - the influence of transitivity, Roel Jonkers; effect of verb complexity on agrammatic aphasics' sentence production; moving verbs in agrammatic production, Na'ama Friedman; verb retrieval, verb inflection and negation in agrammatic aphasia, Roelien Bastiaanse et al; a clinical assessment of verbs in an agrammatic patient, Susan Edwards.

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  • ISBN13: 9781861561350
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 234
  • ID: 9781861561350
  • weight: 444
  • ISBN10: 1861561350

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